Happy Monday friends! Today, we’re introducing some more heart-warming content to the blog. We hear this over and over- the wedding shouldn’t hold a candle to the life after; a wedding is one day, the marriage is forever… and a string of other friendly reminders emphasizing the bigger picture of a union. They’re all true. The whole essence of Aisle Perfect is celebrating couples and the love stories behind them. So now we’ve decided to share the ever-after stories of couples all over the world. To kick off this new feature, we found the perfect couple. Here’s their love story…
AP: Introduce yourselves
God fearing, middle aged, happily married couple – despite the occasional disagreement. We are totally opposite in personality, ( not unlike most couples), but have done our best to work through.
AP: How long have you been married?
This May 2013 we will be celebrating 19yrs.
AP: How did you meet?
There are two different versions – But we can both agree we met in college through a mutual friend.
AP: What was your first impression when you met?
Husband: Wow, what a sheltered girl.
Wife: Wow, what a charismatic dude.
AP: What is your favorite memory from your wedding?
The simplicity and authenticity – We were on a tight $200 budget and kept to it!!…. And the powerful prayer prayed over us by the Pastor.
AP: What do you admire most about your significant other?
Husband: My wife’s dedication to God.
Wife: My husband’s positive outlook on life
AP: What does your other half do for you on your bad days to make you happy?
Husband: She Prays!!…
Wife: Does his best to be thoughtful
AP: What is the one thing you would want to do with your other half that you haven’t done already?
Travel, travel travel!!!…. Hong Kong, Brazil and South Africa
AP: What is the one habit your other half has that grinds your gears?
Husband: She can be way too straightforward.
Wife: He can get too consumed with work.
AP: What has your other half recently done that made you love them more?
Extends their grace.
AP: What is the greatest accomplishment so far in your marriage?
Our three children.
AP: Describe your other half in 3 words
Husband: My wife balances, supports and completes me
Wife: My Husband is friend, confidant & lover.
AP: Finally, what advice do you have for people considering marriage & newlyweds?
Patience & Prayer. Getting into the habit of praying together even before marriage.
Don’t you just love love? I can’t thank Mr. & Mrs. Bamgboye enough for sharing their love story with us and we look forward to sharing oh-so-many ever-afters in the future!